John Lyly

1554 - 1606

A Quote by John Lyly on water

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Where the streame runneth smoothest, the water is deepest.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues and his England, page 287.

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A Quote by John Lyly

Instruments sound sweetest when they are touched softest.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on heart, hope, mind, past, and shame

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.

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A Quote by John Lyly

Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.

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A Quote by John Lyly on earth and heaven

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on men

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All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on companions and misery

In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)

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A Quote by John Lyly

Night has a thousand eyes.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

I mean not to run with the Hare and holde with the Hounde.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 107.

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